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A CrowdRanked List the most obnoxious athletes from any sport. Rank the most annoying guys who are constantly twittering absurd posts, women who act like sports are a beauty contest, athletes that overreact over every situation, and any other annoying athletes. Make your own list, rank it as you see fit, and add any obnoxious athletes that are missing.

So who are the most obnoxious athletes? Well, that depends on your defintion of obnoxious. If brash, brazen, cocky and crude fits your bill, then you'll have no problem sorthing through the people on this list. These are the most annoying American athletes, the most obnoxious sports figures and the top douchebags in spors. Vote for the least popular athletes that you can't stand. 
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Lance Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
FitzytheMartian added This person is an American former professional road racing cyclist. He previously held seven consecutive Tour de France titles from 1999 to 2005, but was stripped of his titles in 2012 after a ...more

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1,856 607
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Dennis Keith Rodman is a retired American professional basketball player, who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the ...more

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O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
RobLein added Orenthal James "O. J." Simpson, also nicknamed "The Juice", is a retired American football player, broadcaster, actor, and is currently incarcerated in Nevada. Simpson played ...more

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is an American professional boxer. He is currently undefeated as a professional and is a five-division world champion, having won ten world titles and the lineal ...more

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977 389
Tonya Harding is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Tonya Maxene Harding is an American figure skating champion, a two-time Olympian, and a two-time Skate America Champion. In 1991, she won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and placed second ...more

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Terrell Owens is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Terrell Eldorado Owens is an American football wide receiver who played 15 seasons in the National Football League. A six-time Pro Bowl selection, Owens holds or shares several National Football ...more

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Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Metta World Peace is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Pallacanestro Cantù of the Italian League. He was known as Ron Artest before legally changing his ...more

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Chad Ochocinco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Chad Javon Johnson, formerly Chad Ochocinco, is a gridiron football wide receiver for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He played college football for both Santa Monica ...more

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Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson is an American retired professional boxer. Tyson is a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win ...more

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1,336 451
Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez, nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman. He played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the ...more

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Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Daniel Ray "Danny" Ainge is an American basketball executive and retired professional basketball and baseball player, currently serving as President of Basketball Operations for the ...more

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Johnny Manziel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
idawg387 added Jonathan Paul Manziel, also known by his nickname "Johnny Football", is an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was drafted by the ...more

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Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Barry Lamar Bonds is an American former professional baseball left fielder who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. Bonds received ...more

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Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Larry Joe Bird is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Since retiring as a player, he has been a mainstay ...more

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Marco Materazzi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Marco Materazzi is an Italian footballer who currently plays as a centre back for and manages Indian Super League club Chennaiyin. At the beginning of his career, Materazzi played with various ...more

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Marion Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
DaNerd added Marion Lois Jones, also known as Marion Jones-Thompson, is an American former world champion track and field athlete, a former professional basketball player for Tulsa Shock in the WNBA. She won ...more

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Jose Canseco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
José Canseco Capas, Jr., is a Cuban-American former Major League Baseball outfielder, and designated hitter. Canseco has admitted using performance enhancing drugs during his playing ...more

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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Charles Wade Barkley is a retired American professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Nicknamed "Chuck", "Sir Charles", and ...more

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Oscar Pistorius is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius OIB is a South African sprint runner and convicted killer. Although both of Pistorius' legs were amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old, he has competed ...more

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536 294
Bill Lambeer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Tiger Woods is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for ...more

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Ben Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Benjamin Sinclair "Ben" Johnson, CM OOnt is a Canadian former sprinter, who won two Olympic bronze medals and an Olympic gold medal, which was later rescinded. He set consecutive 100 ...more

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Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Kobe Bean Bryant is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He entered the NBA directly from high school, and has played for ...more

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Sergio Busquets is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Sergio Busquets Burgos is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team as a defensive midfielder. He was a relatively obscure player when he arrived ...more

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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Standing at 6 ft 8 in and weighing 250 lbs., he has started ...more

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Richard Sherman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
wiabux added Richard Kevin Sherman is an American football cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He ...more

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Roger Clemens is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
William Roger Clemens, nicknamed "Rocket", is a retired American baseball pitcher who played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball for four teams. Clemens was one of the most dominant ...more

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Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Michael Dwayne Vick is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He has previously played for the Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, and New York Jets. Vick played ...more

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Alan Minter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Alan Minter is an English former professional boxer and a former Undisputed World Middleweight Champion.

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Albert Haynesworth is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Albert George Haynesworth III is a former American football defensive tackle who played in the National Football League for ten seasons. He played college football for the University of ...more

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Jimmy Connors is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
RobLein added James Scott "Jimmy" Connors is a former World No. 1 tennis player from the United States. Connors won eight Grand Slam singles titles and two Grand Slam doubles titles, and was a ...more

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Giorgio Chiellini is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Giorgio Fabricio Chiellini is an Italian footballer who currently plays for Serie A club Juventus and the Italian national team. He began his career as a left-back, but made his name as an ...more

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Didier Deschamps is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Didier Claude Deschamps is a retired French footballer and current manager of France. He played as a defensive midfielder for such clubs as Chelsea, Juventus and Marseille. In this position, he ...more

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Roy Keane is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Roy Maurice Keane is an Irish football manager and former professional football player. He is the assistant manager of the Republic of Ireland national football team. In his 18-year-long playing ...more

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Kurt Angle is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Kurt Steven Angle is an American professional wrestler, amateur wrestler and actor currently signed with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he is the current TNA World Heavyweight Champion in ...more

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Kent Benson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Michael Kent Benson is a retired American collegiate and professional basketball player. Having had a prolific career during the 1970s and 1980s, he scored a career high of 38 points, playing ...more

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M. L. Carr is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Michael Leon "M.L." Carr is an American former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association and American Basketball Association, and former head coach and ...more

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Tom Brady is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Thomas Edward Patrick "Tom" Brady, Jr., nicknamed Tom Terrific, is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. After playing college ...more

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Ivan Lendl is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Ivan Lendl is a former world no.1 professional tennis player. Originally from Czechoslovakia, he became a United States citizen in 1992. He was one of the game's most dominant players in the ...more

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Michael Johnson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Michael Duane Johnson is a retired American sprinter. He won four Olympic gold medals and eight World Championships gold medals. Johnson currently holds the world and Olympic records in the 400 ...more

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Latrell Sprewell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Latrell Fontaine Sprewell is a former American professional basketball player; he played for the Golden State Warriors, the New York Knicks, and the Minnesota Timberwolves. During his time as a ...more

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Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Adam Bernard "Pacman" Jones is an American football cornerback and return specialist for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He was drafted in the first round with ...more

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Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Karl Anthony Malone, nicknamed "The Mailman" is a retired American professional basketball power forward. He spent his first 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association with the ...more

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Ray Lewis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Raymond Anthony Lewis, Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played his entire 17-year career for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He played college football for ...more

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Antonio Conte is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Antonio Conte is an Italian football manager and former player. He is currently the coach of the Italian football national team. Playing as a midfielder, Conte became one of the most decorated ...more

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Luis Suárez is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
broncubspurs added Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Uruguayan national team as a striker. In July 2014, Suárez ...more

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Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Edgar Steven Davids is a Surinamese-born Dutch former professional footballer. After beginning his career with Ajax, he subsequently played in Italy for Milan and Juventus before a loan spell ...more

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Allen Iverson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
zayanie.z added Allen Ezail Iverson is an American retired professional basketball player who played for four different teams during 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association. He played both the point ...more

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Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
enea999 added Diego Armando Maradona Franco is an Argentine former footballer. He has served as a manager and coach at other clubs as well as for the national team of Argentina. Many experts, football ...more

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Michael Spinks is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Michael Spinks is an American former boxer who was an Olympic gold medalist and world champion in the light-heavyweight and heavyweight divisions. Nicknamed Jinx, which spawned the nickname of ...more